Here is another tanto by Hiroshi Kojima the 4th Noaohiro of the Taikei Naotane lineage.
This tanto is another one which shows the results of reshaping and repolishing a blade. Let me assure you that the results are nothing less than stunning. This is a beautiful tanto in superb polish with tons of activities, and a beautiful utsuri. I can assure you that despite the reshaping this is a solid blade (not as solid as the other one I have offered a few days ago). It reminds me of the best tanto of the Kamakura period. If interested, ask me for dimensions, but nagasa should be about 22-23cm, kasane at least 5mm, maybe 6mm.
Explanation: by "grinding" Kojima san means shaping with polishing stones. Kojima san has polished this tanto himself - he is a very competent polisher who does excellent sashikomi and dislikes strong hadori. This tanto is in sashikomi
Again, allow me to refer yo to Kojima san's website where he describes the story of this blade:
This excellent blade is yours for:
Payment schedule is possible, and as always this item comes with a simple return policy: if after a 3 days inspection period you decide that you do don't like it, you can return it for a full refund minus shipping cost, no questions asked.
If unsold, I leave it to Brian to delete this thread or move it to the Nihonto discussion as he has done with the previous one: